Absa Premiership

Khune to return in time for Cape Town City clash

2019-08-05 12:26
Itumeleng Khune
Itumeleng Khune (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has confirmed that experienced goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune could return sometime in late August.

Khune has been out of action since last December after suffering a serious shoulder injury during a training ground collision with enforcer Willard Katsande.

The 32-year-old did not feature in the opening day win over Highlands Park on Sunday as Middendorp fielded Bruce Bvuma instead.

Nonetheless, the club's undisputed number one could return later this month meaning he could be set to face the likes of SuperSport United and Cape Town City.

The German told the team's official website: "He is getting closer and closer, we are working on getting him ready before the end of the current month."

Khune will either return against SuperSport United on August 24 or get a feel of Absa Premiership action in a midweek tie with Cape Town City FC three days later on August 27.

The Glamour Boys next face Black Leopards on Saturday night at Moses Mabhida Stadium with a kick-off time of 20:15.

 

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Fixtures
Tuesday, 26 November 2019
Mamelodi Sundowns v AmaZulu, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
Highlands Park v Wits, Makhulong Stadium 19:30
Orlando Pirates v Polokwane City, Orlando Stadium 19:30
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Stellenbosch v Kaizer Chiefs, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Bloemfontein Celtic v Cape Town City, Dr Molemela Stadium 19:30
Maritzburg United v SuperSport United, Harry Gwala Stadium 19:30
Chippa United v Black Leopards, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
Baroka FC v Golden Arrows, Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
Saturday, 30 November 2019
Polokwane City v Bloemfontein Celtic, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Cape Town City v Highlands Park, Cape Town Stadium 18:00
Black Leopards v Golden Arrows, Thohoyandou Stadium 18:00
SuperSport United v Stellenbosch, Lucas Moripe Stadium 20:15
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